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TOPIC
San Francisco 31
politics 24
art 21
ecology 15
1970s 13
Mission District 13
murals 13
Mission 11
urban agriculture 8
labor 7
racism 7
community 6
creeks 6
habitat 6
police 6
public art 6
public space 6
restoration 6
wetlands 6
work 6
1980s 5
biodiversity 5
crime 5
gay 5
gentrification 5
housing 5
immigration 5
landfill 5
redevelopment 5
species 5
1990s 4
Candlestick Point 4
England 4
Latino 4
Los Siete 4
Murals 4
Ohlone 4
Philippines 4
SOMA 4
Sandinistas 4
Vietnam 4
Women 4
bicycling 4
butterflies 4
commons 4
coops 4
economics 4
environmentalism 4
farming 4
feminism 4
food 4
food security 4
history 4
performance 4
punk 4
revolution 4
satire 4
shoreline 4
social movements 4
temperance 4
APEN 3
Alcatraz 3
Art 3
Bay Area 3
Black Panthers 3
Depression 3
Hunter's Point 3
India 3
La Raza 3
Los Siete de la Raza 3
Mexico 3
Mujeres Muralistas 3
Native Americans 3
Nicaragua 3
People's Food System 3
Performing Diaspora 3
Presidio 3
San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance 3
San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction 3
Spanish-American War 3
Third Worldism 3
Valencia 3
Women's Liberation 3
beer 3
bees 3
birds 3
borders 3
collectives 3
communes 3
community gardens 3
dance 3
education 3
endangered species 3
environmental justice 3
food sovereignty 3
gardening 3
graffiti 3
hills 3
humor 3
internet 3
latino 3
media 3
migration 3
music 3
native plants 3
nature in the city 3
newspapers 3
permaculture 3
poetry 3
punks 3
radio 3
real estate 3
riots 3
rivers 3
salmon 3
sand dunes 3
technology 3
urban 3
urban nature 3
urbanism 3
violence 3
wage-slavery 3
women 3
1930s 2
1960s 2
19th century 2
AIM 2
Africa 2
American Indian Center 2
Asian Pacific Environmental Network 2
BART 2
Bayview Hunter's Point 2
China 2
Chinatown 2
Chinese 2
Cities 2
Crime 2
Ecology 2
Environmentalism 2
Feminism 2
Gay 2
Hispanic 2
Ireland 2
Irish 2
Israel 2
Italians 2
James Connolly 2
Komotion 2
Latina 2
MCO 2
Mission Bay 2
Nature 2
North Beach 2
Nowtopia 2
Occupy 2
Palestine 2
Philippines-US war 2
Richmond 2
Robin Ballinger 2
San Bruno Mountain 2
San Francisco Bay 2
San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology 2
San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics 2
Sasha Lilly 2
Save the Bay 2
Silicon Valley 2
South Asia 2
South of Market 2
Tenderloin 2
Thailand 2
The Farm 2
Tibet 2
WPA 2
Work 2
Yuba River 2
agribusiness 2
agriculture 2
anti-nuclear 2
aquifer 2
architecture 2
bayshore 2
bicycles 2
bike boulevards 2
body 2
books 2
breweries 2
cartoons 2
class 2
colonialism 2
commercial art 2
conservation 2
corruption 2
dams 2
decolonization 2
democracy 2
design 2
displacement 2
drugs 2
dystopia 2
economy 2
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Excerpted from Jay Kinney's essay "The Rise and Fall of the Underground Comix Movement in San Francisco and Beyond" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: Comix, Mission District, politics, art
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small clip of Kerouac describing San Francisco.
Topics: Kerouac, beats, San Francisco
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The eerie, unforgettable sound of Laughing Sal, fixture at Playland for decades, now at the Musee Mecanique.
Topics: Laughing Sal, doll, Playland
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excerpt from Malvina Reynolds song, composed about the houses lining the slopes of San Bruno Mountain near Daly City and San Francisco.
Topics: Little boxes, suburbs, housing
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Bending Over Backwards Audio Walking Tour Stop 3: The Vats, breweries, Hostess Bakery and more...
Topics: The Vats, punk, beer, breweries, Hostess Twinkies
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Patricia Rodriguez reading an excerpt from her article "Mujeres Muralistas" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011.
Topics: Murals, public art, latino, women, Mujeres Muralistas, Mission
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Traditional tune of the late 19th century that accompanied the bicycling boom of that era.
Topics: Bicycle, 19th century, traditional
Mary Jean Robertson ("Voice of the Native Nations" KPOO-FM radio, 34d, 4th and 5th Wednesdays from 6-8 pm) and Tony Gonzalez (AIM-West, International Indian Treaty Council) speak about the importance of the Alcatraz occupation in 1969-70, and the many initiatives galvanized by the audacity of that event. The first part of the audio is the soundtrack from a movie "Alcatraz Is Not an Island" by Jim Fortier.
Topics: Alcatraz, 1969, 1970, Native Americans, Indians, Indigenous, AIM, American Indian Movement,...
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Dramatized rendition of speech by Denis Kearny in 1877, denouncing Chinese workers and capitalists in equal parts. Recorded by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project, 1980.
Topics: Denis Kearny, Workingmen's Party, 1877, riots, racism
Glenn Lym presents an architectural and political history of the 27-year project of building the original City Hall, a building that fell down in the 1906 earthquake, revealing deeply inadequate and corrupt building practices. Meanwhile, when contruction began in the 1870s, the white working class was raging against capitalism and the Chinese in equal parts, providing the impetus for the 1882 federal Chinese Exclusion Act. Chris Carlsson joins the conversation to connect the social and physical...
Topics: Old City Hall, San Francisco, architecture, earthquake, 1906, Workingmen's Party of California,...
Shaping San Francisco - Audio Recordings
by Gretchen Hildebrand
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Gretchen Hildebrand reminisces about her experiences in and around South Park during the dotcom bubble and beyond.
Topics: South Park, SOMA, San Francisco, 1990s, dotcom
Selma James speaks on her new book "Sex, Race and Class--The Perspective of Winning; A Selection of Writings 1952-2011." James discusses the class divide in feminism, the anti-capitalism of the social wage, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Haiti: Black Jacobins then and now and much more! With her was George Katsiaficas, author of the just-released "Asia's Unknown Uprisings: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century," and he gave an account of the...
Topics: Feminism, unwaged, wages for housework, prostitutes union, England, South Korea, Gwangju, Tibet,...
Shaping San Francisco - Audio Recordings
by Shaping San Francisco Talks
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Earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, epidemic flu, chronic disease, etc. What are the elements of a community response based on mutual aid, cooperation, and a renewed commitment to a public health infrastructure? Chris Carlsson, the host, and Tom Athanasiou of Eco-Equity, speak in the first of four half hour shows from the Shaping San Francisco "Nature in the City" Talks at CounterPULSE.
Topic: San Francisco, Nature in the City, ecology, global warming, climate change, carbon reduction, sky...
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by Shaping San Francisco
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A four-part radio series based on the Public Talk at CounterPULSE in April 2006, featuring Kevin Epps, Alicia Schwartz of People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER), and Espanola Jackson of Bayview-Hunters Point.
Topic: gentrification, African-American, San Francisco, redevelopment, Bayview-Hunter's Point,
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by Shaping San Francisco Talks
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Integrating urban life with local nature, biodiversity, and resources is the challenge of our time. New and veteran activists share visions, strategies, and how they are laying the foundation for a truly Green City. Featuring Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, Bonnie Sherk of A Living Library project, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City.
Topic: San Francisco, biodiversity, restoration, urban sustainability, regional ecology
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Part 3 of the Future of Education talk, featuring audience-led dialogue with Will Grant, Lisa Schiff, Ken Tray, and Karen Allen.
Topic: San Francisco, public schools, literacy, adult education, parents, homeschooling, religion,...
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A 3-part radio program based on a Public Talk at CounterPULSE on March 8, 2006, under the Shaping San Francisco Spring Talks series. A historical look at how San Franciscans have fought for a human-centered city. From saving Telegraph Hill, stopping freeways, and resisting redevelopment, the corporate agenda has been thwarted again and again. Today new movements are again contesting the direction of the city. We'll have a look at the historic Burnham Plan and other ideas for reshaping the city....
Topics: anti-highrise, freeway revolt, citizens movements, saving Telegraph Hill, redevelopment
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Haight Ashbury Community Radio dramatizes the women's suffrage movement in this short clip.
Topics: Suffrage, Women's Vote, temperance
This is an excerpt from a 2 hour interview, part of the Shaping San Francisco "Ecology Emerges" oral history collection, with long-time San Francisco environmental writer Harold Gilliam. In this short clip he tells how he was lured to Washington DC to work for the Stewart Udall Interior Dept. under LBJ, where he was able to help derail plans to run a northern Bay Bridge from apx. Telegraph Hill to Angel Island to a new freeway up the Tiburon Peninsula.
Topics: Freeways, bridges, San Francisco, US Dept. of Interior, Stewart Udall, Angel Island
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by Shaping San Francisco
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With translator Donald Nicholson-Smith. There is a grain of truth in the stereotypical view that Guy Debord and Raoul Vaneigem, as two leading lights of the Situationist International, stood for two opposite poles of the movement: the objective Debord versus the subjective Vaneigem: Marxism versus anarchism: icy cerebrality versus sensualism: and, of course, The Society of the Spectacle versus The Revolution of Everyday Life --the two major programmatic books of the Situationist International,...
Topics: Situationists, Raoul Vaneigem, Donald Nicholson-Smith, France, radicalism, Debord, Society of the...
Shaping San Francisco - Audio Recordings
by Sarolta J. Cump
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Sarolta Jane C. gives an audio memory of Woodward's Gardens, one of San Francisco most storied amusement parks in the 19th century. Situated between Guerrero and Valencia, 14th and 15th, it featured a small zoo, beer garden, and much more. Originally on "Long Ago and Right Now" an Audiozine about San Francisco, produced by Sara Jaffe and Melissa Klein in Spring 2004.
Topics: Woodward's Gardens, 19th century San Francisco, amusement parks, zoo, beer gardens
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Patricia Rodriguez reading an excerpt from her article "Mujeres Muralistas" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011.
Topics: Murals, public art, latino, women, Mujeres Muralistas, Mission
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Dramatization of Irish couple arguing over the anti-Chinese agitation in San Francisco in 1877. Original recording by Haight Ashbury Community Radio project, 1980.
Topics: Irish, Chinese, labor, capitalists, racism
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From the barely remembered American-Philippine War of 1899-1904 that killed a half million Filipinos, to the Central Valley-driven immigration of Filipino men in the 1910s and 1920s, and from the rise to the ultimate demise of Manilatown, San Francisco has been a vital crossroads for Filipinos, and Filipinos in turn have left important marks in the city. Join the authors of The Forbidden Book and other Filipino-American scholars and activists. Speakers: Chris Carlsson, Abraham Ignacio, Oscar...
Topics: San Francisco, Philippines, Mark Twain, Spanish-American War, Philippines-US war
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Continuing from part one, this half hour features Sherlina Nager of Literacy for Environmental Justice, a group from San Francisco's Bayview/Hunter's Point. She speaks to the class divisions that mean so-called "natural" disasters impact different populations in radically different ways. She describes environmental justice as a movement that is led by communities of color against environmental racism, and the goal is to set up sustainable, self-determined and just communities, dating...
Topic: San Francisco, cancer epidemic, environmental justice, racism
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Pam Peirce, author of "A Personal History of the People's Food System" in 'Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78' reads an excerpt from her essay.
Topics: People's Food System, food, 1970s
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Bending Over Backwards Audio Tour: Stop 6, The Gartland Pit
Topics: arson, fire, gentrification, 1970s, Misson, Valencia, Gartland Pit
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buchla box sound
Topics: electronic music, buchla box, buchla
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Excerpted from Mary Jean Robertson's essay "Reflections from Occupied Ohlone Territory" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: Ohlone, American Indian Center, Alcatraz, Indian rights
From the book "Ten Years that Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" author Alejandro Murguia reads an excerpt describing the weekly occupations of the Nicaraguan consulate in the Flood Building in the late 1970s.
Topics: Nicaragua, Sandinistas, consulate, Flood Building
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Continuing part one on the theme of urban agriculture and food security. This episode features Antonio Alcala of Alemany Farm and Brahm Ahmadi of the People's Grocery.
Topic: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics,...
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From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. In part 2 we hear from Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture; Doug Biggs, community resources director of the Alameda Point Collaborative, Kat Steele, founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild.
Topic: San Francisco, Alameda Naval Air Station, homeless, housing, permaculture, bird refuge
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Local historian, geographer and author Gray Brechin ("Imperial San Francisco") gives an opinionated and sharp tour through the hidden legacy of the New Deal in San Francisco and California. He looks at buildings, murals, and more, with a clear exposition of the different agencies that organized the work: CCC, WPA, PWA, etc. Held at CounterPULSE, Nov. 12, 2008, as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Topics: New Deal, WPA, Depression, 1930s, San Francisco, CCC, PWA, public works, FDR, Franklin Roosevelt
Musician and author Mat Callahan presents the James Connolly-Songs of Freedom project. "Songs of Freedom" is a collection of lyrics edited by Irish revolutionary, James Connolly, and published in New York in 1907. Its rediscovery and revival is a project undertaken by Callahan and a group of Irish, American and Swiss musicians. Tonight's event will include an account of how this project began as well as a performance of some of the songs. Callahan will discuss Connolly's contribution...
Topics: Ireland, James Connolly, 1916, Easter Rising, music, revolution, politics, Irish nationalism,...
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“Grange Future” celebrates the history and contemporary expression of ‘the grange idea.’ From the 19th century populist movement that backed the early campaign for an “information commons” in the form of Rural Free Mail delivery, to public banking and Farmers co-op banks, this vital movement is re-emerging to confront information and agricultural monopolists of our own era. Severine Fleming of Greenhorns leads a panel discussion with the Internet Archive's Brewster...
Topics: Commons, internet, property, intellectual property, farming, grange, populism, Omni Commons,...
Shaping San Francisco - Audio Recordings
by Elizabeth Creely
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Elizabeth Creely describes the semi-magical spot known as Kite Hill, with its amazing views, its surprising surroundings, and its role in San Francisco.
Topics: Kite Hill, hills, San Francisco
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From the "Nature in the City" series of Shaping San Francisco Talks at CounterPULSE, this one features speakers on cleaning up after the military, restoring the former military bases around the San Francisco Bay. Chris Carlsson, host, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City, and Ruth Gravanis, coordinator of the Treasure Island wetlands project, Arthur Feinstein chair of the SF Bay Joint Venture.
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Topic: San Francisco, Treasure Island, Alameda Wildlife Preserve, birds, wetlands
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In decaying and resource-starved public schools, teachers and staffers with incredible vision and energy are trying to make education work. But what do we want from education now? Should it be organized around children spending mandatory time in classrooms or should we take a hint from the burgeoning homeschooling movement and look toward other models? Let's challenge our assumptions in this open-ended discussion. Chris Carlsson, Lisa Schiff, Karen Allen
Topic: San Francisco, public schools, parents, homeschooling, religion, textbooks, social interaction
Martha Senger, a Goodman Building stalwart, describes briefly the history of small artist residential hotels in San Francisco.
Topics: Goodman Group, Goodman Building, Hotaling, residential hotels
The student/faculty strike at S.F. State College in 1968-69 was a seminal event, ushering in ethnic studies in higher education, contributing energy and activists to dozens of San Francisco political movements and much more. Learn about it from original participants: Roger Alvarado, Margaret Leahy, John Levin.
Topics: Student strike, faculty strike, police violence, Ronald Reagan, S.I. Hayakawa, Black Student Union,...
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Phoned-in first-hand account broadcast on KPFA during the May 5, 1971 Mayday riot in downtown San Francisco. Digitized from reel-to-reel tape recorded by H.K. Yuen.
Topics: riot, police, violence, 1971, May Day, radio, KPFA, Vietnam
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A critique of the idea of a global commons, the history and context of the commons under feudalism, demonstrating the boundary between 'commons' and 'commodity'. Also how Via Campesina is using the commons in "food sovereignty" politics âhow seed politics offers a model for international decommodification. Iain Boal and Raj Patel, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE, recorded April 22, 2009.
Topics: commons, global, food security, food sovereignty, globalization, anti-globalization
Excerpted from Jason Ferreira's essay "'With the Soul of a Human Rainbow' : Los Siete, Black Panthers, and Third Worldism in San Francisco" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: Los Siete, Mission politics, San Francisco police, racism, repression, Third Worldism
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by Shaping San Francisco
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Haight Ashbury Community Radio dramatization of water lot speculation in early San Francisco.
Topics: real estate, water lots, speculation
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by Shaping San Francisco
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audio of street noise during 1991 State Building mini-riot in San Francisco.
Topics: riot, police, violence, 1991, gay, State Building
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Excerpted from "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", Jesse Drew describes the blue-collar industrial life in the Norheast Mission District, when beer was brewed, bread baked, and trains rolled through in the dark of night.
Topics: labor, work, factories, blue-collar, beer, bread, Twinkies, mayonnaise, trains, Mission District,...
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Excerpted from Matthew Roth's essay "Coming Together: The Communal Option" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: communes, Kaliflower, coops, underground press
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A Shaping San Francisco talk held on January 13, 2010: Comparing the alcohol Prohibition of the 1920s-30s to the contemporary prohibition on marijuana. With Dick Boyd, author of "Broadway, North Beach, The Golden Years: A Saloon Keeper's Tales" and former owner of Pierre's, a bar in North Beach from 1960-65, Sean Lavon Nash, and Michael Whitson, a marijuana prohibition expert.
Topics: prohibition, alcohol, temperance, drugs, marijuana, pot, medical marijuana, medicalization,...
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by Shaping San Francisco Talks
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continuing the 3-part discussion of "Can San Francisco Feed Itself?" covering questions of urban agriculture, community food security, slow and organic food, and more. This episode features author Margit Roos-Collins ("Flavors of Home"), Lane Cunningham, and some Q&A and discussion with the audience.
Topic: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
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Our food system is being refashioned by new urban farmers, farmers markets and community-supported agriculture, and importantly, by savvy shoppers who demand local, organic and safe food. Still, food security is tenuous for too many of our neighbors. Amy Franceschini (Victory Gardens, past and present), Willow Rosenthal (City Slicker Farms), Jason Mark (Alemany Farm, and editor of Earth Island Journal). Recorded as part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series on Novermber 28, 2007 at...
Topics: localize, urban agriculture, food security, organic, fresh, local, gleaning, backyard, victory...
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Co-editor J. Smith of the three-volume documentary history of the emblematic urban guerrillas will be in town to discuss his work, the life, times and enduring relevance of the RAF."A fascinating history of the German revolutionary left in the 1970s and 1980s. It powerfully situates the RAF within a broader orbit of revolutionary politics and world events. It gives us the inside story of how militants did and might engage with police, prisons, informants, media and one another in the...
Topics: RAF, Red Army Faction, Revolutionary Cells, Carlos, PFLP, terrorism, 1970s, Germany, 1980s, Red...
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Willy Lizárraga gives an incredible one-man performance of the history of San Francisco's Carnaval. Fast-changing hats and voices, accompanied by a slide show of historic images from Lou Dematteis and others of those early days.
Topics: Carnaval, Mission Distrct, 1979, festival, public space
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San Francisco's entire history is based on land grabs, within its own borders, and far beyond. Sketching this history to the present, we will also look at counter-efforts to grab land and to create open and cooperative spaces in an ever-more commercially tyrannized society. Chris Carlsson and James Tracy.
Topic: San Francisco, Pacific Rim, Pribiloff Islands, seals, whales, land grants, Mexican ranchos,...
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Alejandro Murguia reads more from his essay "Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission" from the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: Mission, poetry, cafes, 1970s
In the relatively wealthy Bay Area, state-of-the-art hi-tech medicine sits side by side with an ever-growing phalanx of alternative treatments and philosophies. Meanwhile a growing proportion of the population is denied access to any kind of health care. What should be the response of medical professionals, alternative practitioners and community organizers? What role, if any, do we want the state and business to have in health care provision? Let's pause and rethink some basic assumptions...
Topic: San Francisco, health, sickness, therapy, medical care, single-payer, CNA, insurance
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Mirjana Blanksneship reads from her article "The Farm by the Freeway" in the book 'Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: ecology, The Farm, urban agriculture, art
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continuing the conversation about the category of "natural disaster" and how many things taken for granted as normal or natural are actually artifacts of human culture. This episode features Chris Carlsson and Peter Davidson.
Topics: public health, heroin overdose, natural disaster
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Hank Chapot will present his work on the 1937 Atherton Report: "In 1935 San Franciscans were shocked, shocked, to hear reports of ordinary police officers with extraordinary wealth. Mayor Angelo Rossi and the Board of Supervisors put up $75,000 dollars to fund an independent investigation of the SFPD and it's crooked cops, hiring the private investigation firm Atherton & Dunn. The investigation and grand jury testimony pointed directly at bail bondsman Pete McDonough, San Francisco's...
Topics: crime, police, San Francisco, 1930s, Dolly Fine, SFPD, Joe Alioto, Police Officers' Association
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Can urban food production be compatible with urban native habitat conservation and restoration? What are the limits and advantages of systematic effort to grow food within the city? What should our relationship be to local gardening, regional Community-Supported Agriculture, and Slow Food? Five panelists and audience Q&A spread over three half hour radio shows. This show features Chris Carlsson and Raquel Rivera-Pinderhughes.
Topic: San Francisco, urban agriculture, community gardening, weeds, Slow Food, farming, organics
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continuing the conversation, Peter Brastow of Nature in the City, Brian Holland of Bay Localize, and Peter Berg of Planet Drum Foundation, along with Chris Carlsson, host, and the audience.
Topic: San Francisco, quail, chorus frog, localization, carbon impacts, product redesign
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Excerpted from Alejandro Murguia's essay "Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission" in the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78," edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: Sandinistas, newspapers, Gaceta Sandinista, Mission
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Peoples from the Arab World have been migrating to San Francisco for over a hundred years. The earliest were mostly from the Levant: Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine; and also Yemen. Most recent immigrants coming from North Africaâs Magrib region (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia) and Iraq since the first Gulf War. Why did they come here? How have they affected SF life? What are their ongoing connections to âhomelandsâ across the world? San Francisco, being a liberal progressive oasis,...
Topics: Arab, Middle East, immigration, San Francisco, Gay, Lesbian, conservatism
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Tim Drescher reads more from his essay "Lost Murals of the 1970s" from the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78", edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation.
Topics: murals, public art, San Francisco, 1970s
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Dramatized excerpt of Father Yorke speech during 1901 City Front Federation strike in San Francisco. Originally produced by Haight Ashbury Community Radio Project in 1980.
Topics: labor, capital, irish, Yorke
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Part two of the Spring Talk at CounterPULSE on the Philippines and San Francisco. This part features MC Canlas and Estella Habal continuing the discussion of the Philippines-US war and then the long wave of Filipino immigration to San Francisco.
Topics: San Francisco, Philippines, anti-Chinese racism, Chinese exclusion, anti-Japanese exclusion,...
Mission District legend Roberto Vargas reads his epic poem "My World Incomplete/To Complete My World" which traces the Sandinista movement in the Mission in the 1970s. It is from the book "Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78" edited by Chris Carlsson and published by City Lights Foundation, 2011.
Topics: Mission, Sandinistas, FSLN, Nicaragua, Roberto Vargas
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Redesigning urban life off the grid. How can urban dwellers begin immediately to move towards self-sufficiency? Weâll have several permaculture practitioners presenting step-by-step recommendations for the next six months, a 1-year and a 3-5 year transitionâ¦K. Ruby (Inst. Of Urban Homesteading), Novella Carpenter (Ghost Town Farm), Kevin Bayuk (SF Permaculture Guild), Laura Allen (Greywater Guerrillas)
Topics: permaculture, graywater, rain catchment, ecology, urban agriculture, urban livestock, farming,...
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Decades of displacement and eviction have reached another crescendo during 2013-14. Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages.With James Tracy with his new book Dispatches Against Displacement, Erin McElroy of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Projectand Maria Zamudio of Causa Justa. 
Topics: housing, evictons, anti-eviction mapping project, Causa Justa, Mission Anti-Displacement Coalition,...
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Weâll take a look back at military resistance to the Vietnam War, including the mutiny of sailors on the Coral Sea, the anti-nuclear and anti-Central American War movements of the 1980s and hear from Iraq vets about the state of anti-war activities in the current conflict. David Solnit, Paul Cox and Sarah Lazare.
Topics: Anti-war, Vietnam, Iraq, veterans, organizing, El Salvador, Nicaragua, resistance, GIs
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An evening of stories and discussion about the impact of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act (which wasn’t rescinded until 1943!) on the Chinese American community in San Francisco. This infamous legacy was both subtly woven into community cultural life, and overtly demarcated social and geographical boundaries. Chinese Whispers, a research and storytelling project about the Chinese who helped build the American West, will present excerpted stories from the Bay Area which reveal the deep impact of...
Topics: Chinese, Chinatown, Exclusion Act, racism, community, borders, identity, language
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A discussion of African liberation movements and decolonialization from 1945 to the present, of political problems of the post-independence periodâcoups, civil wars, struggles against oppressive regimes, economic problems of post-independence, of cultural renaissance, and of links to movements in diaspora. Immanuel Wallerstein, Walter Turner and Will Grant. Recorded Sept. 24, 2008 at CounterPULSE, part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Topics: Africa, colonialism, decolonization, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Congo, independence,...
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Jared Farmer presents his book Trees in Paradise, reading California history through Redwoods/Sequoias, Palms, Citrus, and Eucalyptus. He is joined by Craig Dawson of the Sutro Stewards, a group dedicated to untangling San Francisco’s most fraught forest atop Mt. Sutro. 
Topics: Eucalyptus, Sutro Forest, Adolph Sutro, endangered species, invasive species, conservation biology,...
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A discussion of the west side tunnels and MUNI expansion in the 1910s, simultaneous to the building of the Hetch Hetchy water and power system by Elizabeth Creely and Catherine Powell, with Tim Redmond to compare today’s infrastructure build-out (Central Subway, sewers, and rebuilding Hetch Hetchy aqueduct).
Topics: Twin Peaks Tunnel, West Portal, Hetch Hetchy, M.M. O'Shaughnessy, "Sunny Jim" Rolph,...
At the outset of the LGBTQ History Month of October, a group of distinguished historians come together to orient us to queer historic sites and events in the city. They reflect on those that have been torn down and what it means that these centers of community are missing, and present a sampling of the many still extant social, cultural, and sexual spaces, and why these places are critical components of LGBTQ history. Please note that the presenters retain their rights to their presentations...
Topics: public space, social amnesia, redevelopment, place, forgetting, gay history, GLBTQ history,...
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Shaping San Francisco Talk featuring K. Ruby Blume of the Institute for Urban Homesteading in Oakland, Esperanza Pallana of pluckandfeather.com and the East Bay Urban Agriculture Alliance, and Melinda Stone from Howtohomestead.org. A wide ranging discussion on what urban homesteading is, how one gets started, what some of the principles and philosophies underlying it are, and much more.
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Topics: urban homesteading, urban agriculture, food, urban game, rabbits, bees, food security, food...